Da Yu Ling Oolong 01
Da Yu Ling Oolong 01
Da Yu Ling Oolong 01

Da Yu Ling Oolong

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Da Yu Ling is indeed the King of High Mountain Oolongs, it's grown at an altitude of 9,240 ft (2,800 m) in Taichung county in central Taiwan. Da Yu Ling is one of the highest tea plantations in the world, the high elevation let this tea is grown in the shade of clouds and fog, which allows the tea leaves to grow at a slower rate. Slower growing leaves have a more concentrated aroma, smooth, rich flavor and a more complex taste. Da Yu Ling is produced in limited quantities and is one of the most prized teas of Taiwan. To fully appreciate this fine oolong tea, it is recommended to brew it gong fu style.

Benefits:

 

Taste:

Da Yu Ling has a wonderful fragrance and taste pure and sweet flavor. It is a lightly oxidized oolong tea with a refreshing palate that is sought after by the most demanding tea connoisseurs.

Brewing:

This Oolong tea is suitable any kind of tea pot, but we suggested clay tea pot suits much better.

Brewing methods:

2 Brewing methods:
  1. Traditional KungFu Tea:
    1. Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put 4-6 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out.
    2. Then pour boiling water (100°C / 212°F) and cover tea pot for 25-35 second for first serving, the tea must totally separate after time out.
    3. Next infusion can be add extra 10-20 sec on each, up till 5 to 6 infusions.
  2. Regular big teapot:
    1. Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put 6-8 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out.
    2. Then pour boiling water (100°C / 212°F) and cover tea pot for 2-3 minutes for first serving, the tea must totally separate after time out.
    3. Next infusion can be add extra 1 min on each, only up till 2 to 3 infusions.

Additional information:

This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can you can vary brewing time from 20 sec to 5 minutes.

Please note, that it is natural tea with high content of active elements, including caffeine, and minerals and some unusual feelings could appear. In that case we recommend decrease quantity of dry leaves and brewing time.

Origin:

Da Yu Ling Area, Li Shan, Taichung County, Taiwan

 Harvest/Produced:

2019

Da Yu Ling Oolong 01